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England's Justin Rose speaks during a press conference on preview day three of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Justin Rose’s best finish at a British Open remains his tie for fourth at Royal Birkdale in 1998, when he was an amateur. He doesn’t understand why. Rose says “I'm kind of comfortable with how bad my record's been here ... and I don't feel like there's a reason for it either.” (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 7:54 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest from the British Open (all times local): ___ 1:45 p.m. Justin Rose's best finish at a British Open remains his tie for fourth at Royal Birkdale in 1998, when he was an amateur. He doesn't understand why. Rose says "I'm kind of comfortable with how bad my...
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Tiger Woods of the United States smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Opens Golf championships start Thursday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 17, 2018 - 6:52 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods doesn't feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Woods is back at the British Open for the first time in three years, and he believes his confidence and his chances of winning are getting better as the year goes on. He missed the last two Opens while...
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Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 17, 2018 - 12:47 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wash. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers will meet in the NBA Summer League championship for a second straight season. Last year Kyle Kuzma dropped a game-high 30 points to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over Portland. This year it'll be...
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Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 16, 2018 - 10:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698. It could have been a scene from a playoff game. That it...
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July 16, 2018 - 10:15 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory. The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-...
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Chicago Cubs Kyle Schwarber (12) reacts to his hits during the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 16, 2018 - 9:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 10:08 p.m. Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber have advanced to the finals of the Home Run Derby at Nationals Park. The crowd favorite in his home stadium, Harper needed 13 homers to eliminate the Dodgers' Max Muncy, and he blasted...
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National League, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper, center, smiles as players mingle during a team photo, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 16, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Bryce Harper gets to the plate at the All-Star Game, Max Scherzer could already be out of the game. Harper is batting sixth in his fifth All-Star start, the lowest he has been in the National League lineup since the No. 9 spot in 2013. Scherzer getting the start...
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Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his RBI-single off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Mike Leake in the third inning of an interleague baseball game Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
July 16, 2018 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Ortiz can now laugh, sort of, at the shifting culture of baseball. For Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado, Bryce Harper and most every other All-Star hitter, dealing with different defensive alignments is just part of the game. Tune in Tuesday night and there's no telling where fans...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
July 16, 2018 - 6:07 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, told The Associated Press that...
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